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Networking Tip – Reframe

By May 31, 2015June 6th, 2020No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

Networking conjures up images of smarmy industry encounters and clammy handshakes while balancing a small plate stacked with cubed cheese. Time to reframe “networking”.

Every activity is a networking activity.

From your email signature line to voicemail message, don’t overlook the time you arrive for a meeting and which seat you choose, then there’s your headshot, Twitter handle, G+ profile and Linkedin updates….

Reframe every human encounter online and off as a networking opportunity – an opportunity to get to know, learn from and connect with another person. Reframe to allow time for networking and to remove the mental barriers to engaging meaningfully.

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey is a problem solver who believes that most professional challenges—whether funding, landing a board position or getting a new job—are solved by tapping into networks.Kelly is a popular speaker on networking, community building and investing issues, especially as they relate to women, and has worked with the IEEE, PGA, Bank of America, Apple and countless others. Follow Kelly on Twitter @jkhoey and on Instagram @jkellyhoey and join the #BYDN community at